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SECTION 12800-12803

12800.  This chapter shall be known and may be cited as "The Flood
Control Law of 1946."

12801.  As used in this chapter:
   (a) "Public agency" means any state agency, county, city and
county, city, or district of the State, except the department.
   (b) "Flood control project" means any project heretofore or
hereafter adopted and authorized by the Congress requiring local
cooperation for flood control purposes.

12802.  In pursuance of the policy declared in Chapters 1 and 2 of
this part, the Legislature finds a state interest in assuming the
cost of cooperation by the State with the United States in the
construction of flood control projects to the extent provided in
Chapters 1 and 2 of this part.

12803.  The Legislature intends that from time to time by law
allocations from the General Fund for flood control projects will be
made to pay for the cost of all lands, easements, and rights-of-way
necessary for the construction of flood control projects adopted and
authorized by the Legislature prior to March 12, 1946, and also those
adopted and authorized on or after that date by the Congress of the
United States, recommended by the department, and approved by the
Legislature, in the order in which the Congress makes available funds
for their construction.